13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

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13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby awahoya » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:24 am

mid-160's-high 170's...going to shoot for the T-14 (not the best GPA in the world)

I've heard that UMich and UChicago ask for LSAT addenda to explain big jumps, but have been unable to find info on who else does...would anyone mind helping me out?

Thank you!!!

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Re: 13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:25 am

awahoya wrote:mid-160's-high 170's...going to shoot for the T-14 (not the best GPA in the world)

I've heard that UMich and UChicago ask for LSAT addenda to explain big jumps, but have been unable to find info on who else does...would anyone mind helping me out?

Thank you!!!


If you have a good reason then send one everywhere.
I only shot up 6 points and I still sent one out, because I was ill during the first one.

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Re: 13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby awahoya » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:28 am

The only place to take the LSAT in the country where I live is 430 miles away (the equivalent of DC-Boston)...was able to take an extra day off of work (wasn't an option the first time) and take the bullet train instead of the night bus, getting me there farther ahead of time.

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Re: 13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby s0ph1e2007 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:41 am

awahoya wrote:The only place to take the LSAT in the country where I live is 430 miles away (the equivalent of DC-Boston)...was able to take an extra day off of work (wasn't an option the first time) and take the bullet train instead of the night bus, getting me there farther ahead of time.


that's legit
you had to travel overnight to get there

write it
send it everywhere via email with something like

Admissions:

Please include the attached information in my file

Thank you for your time,

Bob Jones
L40174354

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Re: 13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby awahoya » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:45 am

s0ph1e2007 wrote:
awahoya wrote:The only place to take the LSAT in the country where I live is 430 miles away (the equivalent of DC-Boston)...was able to take an extra day off of work (wasn't an option the first time) and take the bullet train instead of the night bus, getting me there farther ahead of time.


that's legit
you had to travel overnight to get there

write it
send it everywhere via email with something like

Admissions:

Please include the attached information in my file

Thank you for your time,

Bob Jones
L40174354



Great, will do- thank you!!!!

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Re: 13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby jtemp320 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:51 am

From Penn:

RP: Write the addenda! You don’t want the Committee guessing about what may or may not have happened. We have wonderful imaginations. Be brief and articulate when writing your explanation. Use your judgment when determining how many explanations to write.

So I'd also do one there...

Also I think for an addendum to make sure it gets included I'd write a word document with a heading with your name, ID # and just title it LSAT addendum - then attach it as a supplemental file after resume and personal statement

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Re: 13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby trudat15 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:00 am

I had a 10 point jump, a pretty legit reason, and submitted with all my apps as an addendum. Submit as addendum to your app. If you've already submitted your apps, then email them the addendum and they will add it to your file.

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Re: 13 point LSAT jump...which of the T-14 ask for an LSAT add.?

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:55 am

I researched just the schools I'm applying to (including a couple of T-14s) and they all wanted an addendum for a "significant score boost." My reason wasn't as good as yours, but I still made a decent sounding one since they asked for it. I went 157-172, so yeah...you should addend.




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